Chet A. Wynne
Wynne pictured in Univ. of Kentucky yearbook, 1936
November 23, 1898|
Long Island, Kansas
|Died||July 17, 1967
Oak Park, Illinois
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Administrative career (AD unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
|2 NCC (1925, 1927)
1 SoCon (1932)
Chester Allen "Chet" Wynne (November 23, 1898 – July 17, 1967) was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator. He served as the head coach at Creighton University (1923–1929), Auburn University (1930–1933), and the University of Kentucky (1934–1937), compiling a career college football record of 74–59–8. Wynne was born in Long Island, Kansas. He played fullback at the University of Notre Dame from 1919 to 1921 and professionally for the Rochester Jeffersons of the National Football League (NFL) in 1922. At Auburn, Wynne tallied a 22–15–2 record, including a 9–0–1 mark in 1932, when his team won the Southern Conference title. He then coached at the Kentucky where he compiled a 20–19 record. At Kentucky, he also served as athletic director from 1933 to 1938. Wynne died on July 17, 1967 at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois.
Head coaching record
|Creighton Bluejays (North Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) (1923–1927)|
|Creighton Bluejays (Missouri Valley Conference) (1928–1929)|
|Auburn Tigers (Southern Conference) (1930–1932)|
|Auburn Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (1933)|
|Kentucky Wildcats (Southeastern Conference) (1934–1937)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
- Stanley, Gregory Kent. Before Big Blue: Sports at the University of Kentucky, 1880-1940. University Press of Kentucky. p. 145. ISBN 978-0-8131-1991-5.
- Moyen, Eric A. (2011). Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky: A Progressive President and the Modernization of a Southern University. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky. ISBN 978-0-8131-2983-9.
- AP (July 18, 1967). "Chester Wynne Dies, Played Under Rockne". Southern Illinoisan. Carbondale, Illinois. p. 1. Retrieved September 10, 2016 – via Newspapers.com .
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